Mike Tyson expands marijuana business in Antigua

By September 21, 2019
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Former world heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, is in Antigua and Barbuda in the hopes that a partnership involving the government and his marijuana farm, will reap massive rewards.

Tyson, who became the heavyweight champion of the world in xxx before losing his crown and his fortune after a string of life-changing mishaps, has the backing of Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne.

Browne told a press conference that Tyson’s investment went further than marijuana, extending to entertainment, leisure, and accommodation.

“Their interest goes beyond marijuana products or hemp products; they are also looking at the whole area of entertainment and leisure and one of the most exciting projects that they will establish within the next nine months is the establishment of an annual marijuana conference here in Antigua,” said Browne.

“It will be like the Davos of cannabis; it will take place on an annual basis and will bring stakeholders from throughout the globe for that matter right here on Antigua to discuss various opportunities within the industry. So, we are very excited about that. They are also interested in establishing a hotel accommodation property and they will be looking at a number of sites to determine suitability.”

Tyson believes the association will turn his marijuana farm, Tyson Ranch, into a powerhouse.

Tyson Farm is just one arm of the larger Tyson holistic holdings which sells marijuana strains, edibles and merchandise.

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